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Avast 4 Home Not updating. ISP no pings
« on: September 03, 2003, 03:55:48 AM »
Hi all,Love Avast  :D
Recently I noticed that Avast 4 Home did not seem to be updating.
I could update manually.
About the same I discovered that I could no longer ping anything.
I emailed my ISP and here is the reply:

  Good Day

  Thank you for your inquiry

  Due to the current outbreak with Worms and Viruses. Aliant has blocked
  all PING functions to assist in stopping the unnecessary traffic
  caused by these viruses and worms.

  Thank you

This is not good >:(

From previous posts I see that avast depends on pings to check for an internet connection.
I am using a always on dsl connection.
Is there a way to make avast Home ignore the pings and just try to update?
Thanks ...Brad ???

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Re:Avast 4 Home Not updating. ISP no pings
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2003, 07:22:22 AM »
Brad,

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Is there a way to make avast Home ignore the pings and just try to update?


Yes there is. Please refer to the avast! 4 FAQ here: http://www.avast.com/i_kat_81.html , second question, item number 5).

Hope this helps,
Vlk
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